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PNS Daily Newscast - October 18, 2019 


Baltimore mourns Rep. Elijah Cummings, who 'Fought for All.' Also on our rundown: Rick Perry headed for door as Energy Secretary; and EPA holds its only hearing on rolling back methane regulations.

2020Talks - October 18, 2019 


While controversy swirls at the White House, Chicago teachers go on strike and Democratic primary contender retired Admiral Joe Sestak walks 105 miles across New Hampshire.

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Archive: December 1, 2006

New York, NY - A New York consumer watchdog group is warning taxpayers about high-interest holiday loans offered by New York's largest tax-preparation firms. Mark Winston Griffith,co-director of the Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project, says companies like Jackson Hewitt and H&R Block ...Read More

North Mankato, MN - Farm leaders and legislators from across Minnesota are in North Mankato today for the 24th annual "Rural Legislative Forum." Spokesman Kent Thiesse says a top agenda item is attracting new farmers into the industry. "It is a concern. Obviously, the cost of owning and operating ...Read More

Watertown, SD - South Dakota is falling far short of the necessary funding needed to help districts ensure that students meet federal education standards, and a coalition of state-based education groups says it's time to change the system in response. Wayne Lueders is executive director of the Asso ...Read More

Boston, MA - Today is World Aids Day, the annual day of action to fight the AIDS virus. In 2004, there were 8,600 people living with AIDS in Massachusetts, and a report released this week says the disease is on track to become the Number Three killer in the world in 25 years, behind heart disease an ...Read More

Boston, MA - Giving poor students more time to learn may be what it takes to help close the achievement gap. A new report by the state's two teachers unions suggests several ways to make it happen, including full-day kindergarten, before and after-school programs and helping parents make homework-fr ...Read More

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